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CMOS RF Circuits for Wireless Applications

  1. Research Article

    Modeling and Characterization of VCOs with MOS Varactors for RF Transceivers

    As more broadband wireless standards are introduced and ratified, the complexity of wireless communication systems increases, which necessitates extra care and vigilance in their design. In this paper, various...

    Pedram Sameni, Chris Siu, Shahriar Mirabbasi, Hormoz Djahanshahi, Marwa Hamour, Krzysztof Iniewski and Jatinder Chana

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2006 2006:093712

    Published on: 13 August 2006

  2. Research Article

    A Sigma-Delta ADC with Decimation and Gain Control Function for a Bluetooth Receiver in 130 nm Digital CMOS

    We present a discrete-time second-order multibit sigma-delta ADC that filters and decimates by two the input data samples. At the same time it provides gain control function in its input sampling stage. A 4-ta...

    Jinseok Koh, Gabriel Gomez, Khurram Muhammad, R. Bogdan Staszewski and Baher Haroun

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2006 2006:071249

    Published on: 27 June 2006

  3. Research Article

    Parametric Conversion Using Custom MOS Varactors

    The possible role of customized MOS varactors in amplification, mixing, and frequency control of future millimeter wave CMOS RFICs is outlined. First, the parametric conversion concept is revisited and discuss...

    Howard Chan, Zhongbo Chen, Sebastian Magierowski and Krzysztof (Kris) Iniewski

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2006 2006:012945

    Published on: 20 June 2006

  4. Research Article

    Using MEMS Capacitive Switches in Tunable RF Amplifiers

    A MEMS capacitive switch suitable for use in tunable RF amplifiers is described. A MEMS switch is designed, fabricated, and characterized with physical and RF measurements for inclusion in simulations. Using t...

    John Danson, Calvin Plett and Niall Tait

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2006 2006:016518

    Published on: 16 May 2006

  5. Research Article

    Error Control Coding in Low-Power Wireless Sensor Networks: When Is ECC Energy-Efficient?

    This paper examines error control coding (ECC) use in wireless sensor networks (WSNs) to determine the energy efficiency of specific ECC implementations in WSNs. ECC provides coding gain, resulting in transmit...

    Sheryl L. Howard, Christian Schlegel, Kris Iniewski and Kris Iniewski

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2006 2006:074812

    Published on: 7 May 2006

  6. Research Article

    Transceiver Design for Multiband OFDM UWB

    Ultra-wideband (UWB) is an emerging broadband wireless technology enabling data rates up to http://static-content.springer.com/image/art%3A10.1155%2FWCN%2F2006%2F43917/MediaObjects/13638_2005_Article_1234_IEq1_HTML.gif Mbps. This paper provides an overview of rec...

    D. M. W. Leenaerts

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2006 2006:043917

    Published on: 3 May 2006

  7. Research Article

    Transient and Steady-State Analysis of Nonlinear RF and Microwave Circuits

    This paper offers a review of simulation methods currently available for the transient and steady-state analysis of nonlinear RF and microwave circuits. The most general method continues to be the time-marchin...

    Lei (Lana) Zhu and Carlos E Christoffersen

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2006 2006:032097

    Published on: 19 April 2006

  8. Research Article

    Charge-Domain Signal Processing of Direct RF Sampling Mixer with Discrete-Time Filters in Bluetooth and GSM Receivers

    RF circuits for multi-GHz frequencies have recently migrated to low-cost digital deep-submicron CMOS processes. Unfortunately, this process environment, which is optimized only for digital logic and SRAM memor...

    Yo-Chuol Ho, Robert Bogdan Staszewski, Khurram Muhammad, Chih-Ming Hung, Dirk Leipold and Kenneth Maggio

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2006 2006:062905

    Published on: 13 April 2006

  9. Research Article

    Novel Radio Architectures for UWB, 60 GHz, and Cognitive Wireless Systems

    There are several new radio systems which exploit novel strategies being made possible by the regulatory agencies to increase the availability of spectrum for wireless applications. Three of these that will be...

    Danijela Cabric, Mike SW Chen, David A Sobel, Stanley Wang, Jing Yang and Robert W Brodersen

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2006 2006:017957

    Published on: 19 March 2006

  10. Research Article

    CMOS Silicon-on-Sapphire RF Tunable Matching Networks

    This paper describes the design and optimization of an RF tunable network capable of matching highly mismatched loads to 50 http://static-content.springer.com/image/art%3A10.1155%2FWCN%2F2006%2F86531/MediaObjects/13638_2005_Article_1281_IEq1_HTML.gif at 1.9 GHz. ...

    Ahmad Chamseddine, James W. Haslett and Michal Okoniewski

    EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking 2006 2006:086531

    Published on: 15 March 2006